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Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Bird muck of Wimbledon Chase II

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 29 March, 2017

You might remember the lengths people had to go to in order to get the Wimbledon Chase railway bridge repainted. During 2015/2016 we constantly hassled Merton Council about the state of the pavement under the bridge – as the pigeon-proofing wasn’t properly refitted after the repaint. In October last year, the Council eventually: Got an […]

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Cleaning up Wimbledon Chase

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 11 October, 2016

Wimbledon Chase feels a bit like a forgotten part of the borough when it comes to being kept clean and tidy. We’ve been working to sort that out! The Bird Muck of Wimbledon Chase Bridge Many of you will remember the lengths the Lib Dem team and residents had to go to in order to […]

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Prudential RideLondon – what did you think?

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 16 August, 2014

Last weekend (9th and 10th August) was the exciting second annual RideLondon cycle event in London. As part of the event, dozens of professional cyclists as well as thousands of amateurs and enthusiasts were able to cycle the traffic-free route from the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park to Box Hill in Surrey and back including […]

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Free school lunches

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 17 September, 2013

Nick Clegg has announced that from next year, all children at infant schools will get free school meals. This will save families around £437, helping to cut the cost of living. Mr Clegg said: “My ambition is that every primary school pupil should be able to sit down to a hot, healthy lunch with their […]

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20’s plenty for safer streets

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 5 November, 2012

A new action group was launched in Merton on 17 October, to campaign to get a default 20mph speed limit applied across the borough. Over 8 million people already live in towns where the default speed limit is 20mph – cutting the overall speed of traffic, reducing injuries and damage from accidents, and lowering pollution. […]

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Calling for Cycle Hire in Merton

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 13 September, 2012

Pleased to say that last night’s Merton Council meeting saw councillors back Lib Dem calls for the Bike Hire Scheme to be brought to Merton. This is great news, as increasing cycling could cut congestion, in turn improving local air quality – as fewer cars means less pollution. The Council cabinet should now open negotiations […]

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Saving St Helier Hospital

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 7 August, 2012

You’ve probably seen in the news that the NHS in South West London are carrying out a review of health services called Better Service Better Value (BSBV). The Review was established by the local NHS and is led by doctors, patient representatives and NHS officials. Its recommendations are not made by MPs or councillors. The […]

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Plans submitted for Nelson Hospital redevelopment

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 24 February, 2012

WE WANTED to let you know a bit more about the plans to redevelop the Nelson Hospital and car park site. The plans would see a new “local care centre”, car park (with 68 car parking spaces to the rear – 26 for patients) and an assisted living care home (with 21 car parking spaces). […]

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Plans for the Nelson Local Care Centre

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 18 October, 2011

The new “Nelson Local Care Centre” will be located on the existing Nelson Hospital site on Kingston Road in Wimbledon Chase.  The existing hospital car park will be re-developed to provide supported housing.

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